Explore Howard County

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Think PINK This Spring


Over 1,600 cherry trees have been planted across Howard County, Maryland to beautify and beckon people to visit each Spring. The beauty of BLOSSOMS OF HOPE goes far beyond the trees’ annual display of color…

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Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring!

victoria growlersKiss snow goodbye, and welcome the sun with some good libations! Live music, special tastings, and celebrations abound in Howard County.

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The Howard County Welcome Center

WC Bench 2Come enjoy our renovated space in the Ellicott City Historic District. Take a break in the lounge area, research Howard County attractions, learn about our history from informational panels, and discover where to eat, stay, shop, and play through our informational brochures.

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Great Golf!


Howard County is a golfer’s paradise, where beginners and pros alike can choose between seven beautifully scenic and distinctively challenging courses. Plus three family-friendly mini-golf fun! No matter your playing style or preference we have the perfect place for you to sit back, relax and swing!

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Visitors & Residents Guide Available

The award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!

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